I celebrate the tweets of Belfast Mayor Mairtin O’Muilleoir. Historians will value these tweets as an insight into the minutae (no tweet too trivial) of being Mayor in a multi-cultural city like Belfast.
.Mairtin bids his 7,735 followers a cheery Maidin Maith
.Ever the optimist Mairtin has decided to say Hello to Autumn
.Mairtin, quotes Seamus Heaney and notes his Poet Laureate will be joining him to open a Book of Condolence.
.Mairtin retweets a pic of himself from a charity run to raise funds for local childrens hospice.
.Mairtin tweets pic of Alliance Councillor Maire Hendron signing the Book of Condolence. (At this point Im not actually sure if his committment to a diverse Belfast extends to tweeting pics of SDLP Councillors signing the Book of Condolence).
.Mairtin is honoured to be joined by the Belfast Poet Laureate and one of his chaplains Rev Margaret Ferguson, who is I believe Methodist. Mairtin reflects the Citys diversity by having loadsa chaplains….eight.
.Mairtin is off to meet the pioneers of the Titanic Church and reflects that Belfast is “blessed with people of good heart”
.Mairtin retweets a Seamus Heaney quote from arty person Brian Spencer.
.Mairtin retweets an observation that he (Mairtin) has “wisdom”.
.Mairtin retweets a Catholic priest, who has observed Mairtin mentioned the Bible in a radio interview.
.Mairtin retweets an observation “do you ever sleep?”
.Mayor retweets the thanks of the Hospice for which he and others raised funds.
.Mairtin is in the Titanic Quarter with Chris Bennett (chaplain to Titanic Quarter)
.Mairtin tweets something I dont understand about the upcoming Belfast Festival at Queens.
.Mairtin notes…profoundly that the River Lagan meets the Sea.
.Mairtin retweets a series of tweets about the Book of Condolence.
Mairtin tweets that he is at DONG Energy, a major employer.
.Mairtin tweets a pic of Man From Dong getting Belfast Ambassador Award.
.Mairtin tweets a pic of an autographed copy of The Cure at Troy (Seamus Heaney)
.Mairtin tweets a video where he shares his Vision.
.Mairtin retweets a message in Irish pointing out a BBC Special on Seamus Heaney.
.Mairtin announces that he will be chairing the monthly Belfast Council meeting from 6pm. He will be off Twitter …thank God, I cant keep up.
.Mairtin tweets he is calling it a day.
.Mairtin tweets that Rev Margaret Ferguson read from the “poet David” at the Book of Condolence ceremony.